The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 7 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 621 693 912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 17.80% 20.90% 23.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 55.10% 58.93% 67.36%
Number of salaries quoted 583 630 797
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,475 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
SQL Server
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1127 1176 1354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 32.30% 35.48% 34.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1011 1031 1171
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Manchester

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Manchester

SQL Server
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton -1 43 £35,000 -10.25% 9
Stockport -2 34 £45,000 +28.57% 7
Oldham +2 14 £32,500 +19.26% 3
Altrincham -4 10 £36,500 -8.75% 3
Cheadle +2 8 £42,000 +40.00%
Wigan -2 7 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Rochdale -7 7 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Sale -2 3 £47,500 +49.60% 2
Salford +8 2 £39,250 -17.36%
Bury - 2 £33,750 -
Heywood - 1 £24,000 -
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 678 (56.08%) .NET
2 651 (53.85%) C#
3 604 (49.96%) SQL
4 453 (37.47%) ASP.NET
5 426 (35.24%) Agile Software Development
6 399 (33.00%) Microsoft
7 384 (31.76%) MVC
8 306 (25.31%) T-SQL
9 296 (24.48%) JavaScript
10 295 (24.40%) Windows
11 279 (23.08%) HTML
12 271 (22.42%) CSS
13 249 (20.60%) TDD
14 245 (20.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 237 (19.60%) SQL Server 2008
16 231 (19.11%) ASP.NET MVC
17 223 (18.44%) WCF
18 217 (17.95%) Finance
19 214 (17.70%) MS Excel
20 211 (17.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 191 (15.80%) jQuery
22 180 (14.89%) SQL Server 2014
23 163 (13.48%) .NET Framework
23 163 (13.48%) Web Services
24 153 (12.66%) OO
25 149 (12.32%) Business Intelligence
25 149 (12.32%) AngularJS
26 138 (11.41%) Degree
26 138 (11.41%) Web Development
27 136 (11.25%) XML

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 78 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 46 (3.80%) CMS
3 35 (2.89%) MS Exchange
4 31 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
5 25 (2.07%) IIS
6 21 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
7 19 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 16 (1.32%) Umbraco
9 14 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 13 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (0.66%) Drupal
11 8 (0.66%) GeoServer
11 8 (0.66%) NServiceBus
11 8 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
11 8 (0.66%) Skype for Business
12 7 (0.58%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.58%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.50%) Apache
13 6 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 214 (17.70%) MS Excel
2 48 (3.97%) MS Office
3 25 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.50%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.41%) SPSS
7 3 (0.25%) MS Project
8 1 (0.083%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 21 (1.74%) Visualfiles
2 13 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.25%) OPENContractor
5 3 (0.25%) OPENHousing
6 2 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.083%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.083%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.083%) JDE OneWorld
7 1 (0.083%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.083%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.083%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.083%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.083%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.083%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 126 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (2.15%) Google Play
4 20 (1.65%) Office 365
5 10 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (0.74%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.58%) SaaS
8 6 (0.50%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.41%) CloudFront
10 4 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.25%) GitHub
11 3 (0.25%) PaaS
12 1 (0.083%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 63 (5.21%) Internet
2 45 (3.72%) SAN
3 28 (2.32%) HTTP
3 28 (2.32%) VPN
4 27 (2.23%) LAN
5 21 (1.74%) Firewall
6 18 (1.49%) WAN
7 17 (1.41%) DNS
8 15 (1.24%) TCP/IP
9 12 (0.99%) DHCP
10 7 (0.58%) Ethernet
10 7 (0.58%) IPv4
10 7 (0.58%) VoIP
11 6 (0.50%) Intranet
11 6 (0.50%) VLAN
12 5 (0.41%) Network Security
13 4 (0.33%) FTP
13 4 (0.33%) MPLS
13 4 (0.33%) NAS
14 3 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (20.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 237 (19.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 211 (17.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 180 (14.89%) SQL Server 2014
5 124 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 123 (10.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 110 (9.10%) Data Warehouse
8 77 (6.37%) SQL Server 2005
9 71 (5.87%) NoSQL
10 63 (5.21%) Relational Database
11 62 (5.13%) MySQL
12 45 (3.72%) MongoDB
13 40 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
14 35 (2.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 33 (2.73%) QlikView
16 31 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
17 30 (2.48%) Azure SQL Database
17 30 (2.48%) DTS
18 25 (2.07%) RDBMS
19 18 (1.49%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 99 (8.19%) Visual Studio
2 76 (6.29%) Git (software)
3 69 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 46 (3.80%) NUnit
5 36 (2.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 35 (2.89%) Subversion
7 33 (2.73%) Selenium
8 31 (2.56%) JIRA
9 29 (2.40%) JUnit
10 26 (2.15%) Oracle Forms
11 24 (1.99%) MSTest
11 24 (1.99%) TeamCity
12 21 (1.74%) SpecFlow
13 13 (1.08%) Moq
14 12 (0.99%) Jenkins
14 12 (0.99%) Rhino Mocks
15 10 (0.83%) FxCop
15 10 (0.83%) StyleCop
16 9 (0.74%) AccuRev
17 8 (0.66%) ReSharper
General
1 217 (17.95%) Finance
2 75 (6.20%) Games
3 66 (5.46%) Legal
4 47 (3.89%) Retail
5 35 (2.89%) Marketing
6 33 (2.73%) Law
7 24 (1.99%) Back Office
8 15 (1.24%) Manufacturing
9 12 (0.99%) Music Industry
10 11 (0.91%) Banking
10 11 (0.91%) Telecoms
11 9 (0.74%) Advertising
11 9 (0.74%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.17%) Electronics
13 2 (0.17%) Local Government
14 1 (0.083%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 732 (60.55%) Developer
2 409 (33.83%) .NET Developer
3 259 (21.42%) C# Developer
4 199 (16.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 136 (11.25%) ASP.NET Developer
6 132 (10.92%) DBA
7 128 (10.59%) SQL DBA
8 118 (9.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 115 (9.51%) SQL Developer
10 103 (8.52%) Software Developer
11 90 (7.44%) Analyst
12 77 (6.37%) Senior Developer
13 74 (6.12%) C# Software Developer
14 68 (5.62%) SQL Server DBA
15 65 (5.38%) .NET Software Developer
16 60 (4.96%) Java Developer
17 55 (4.55%) Administrator
18 54 (4.47%) Junior
19 52 (4.30%) Applications Support
19 52 (4.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 678 (56.08%) .NET
2 453 (37.47%) ASP.NET
3 279 (23.08%) HTML
4 271 (22.42%) CSS
5 231 (19.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 223 (18.44%) WCF
7 191 (15.80%) jQuery
8 163 (13.48%) .NET Framework
8 163 (13.48%) Web Services
9 149 (12.32%) AngularJS
10 136 (11.25%) XML
11 117 (9.68%) Entity Framework
12 115 (9.51%) WPF
13 101 (8.35%) ASP.NET Web API
14 92 (7.61%) HTML5
15 91 (7.53%) LINQ
16 86 (7.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 76 (6.29%) CSS3
18 72 (5.96%) Node.js
19 67 (5.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 123 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
2 114 (9.43%) Replication
3 70 (5.79%) Clustering
4 60 (4.96%) iPad
5 58 (4.80%) Computer Science
6 54 (4.47%) Mobile App
7 53 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
8 26 (2.15%) iPhone
9 23 (1.90%) N-Tier
10 22 (1.82%) User Experience
11 21 (1.74%) Data Centre
12 18 (1.49%) Visualisation
13 15 (1.24%) Management Information System
14 14 (1.16%) Blackberry
14 14 (1.16%) Data Structures
15 11 (0.91%) Symmetrix
16 10 (0.83%) Driving Licence
16 10 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
17 8 (0.66%) Online Games
17 8 (0.66%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 295 (24.40%) Windows
2 83 (6.87%) Windows Server
3 64 (5.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (4.22%) Linux
5 43 (3.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (3.39%) Android
6 41 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 33 (2.73%) Windows 10
8 30 (2.48%) Mac OS X
9 29 (2.40%) Windows 7
10 23 (1.90%) CentOS
11 17 (1.41%) Unix
12 14 (1.16%) Windows 8
13 11 (0.91%) Apple iOS
14 7 (0.58%) Windows 2000
15 6 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (0.41%) AIX
17 3 (0.25%) Windows XP
18 2 (0.17%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 426 (35.24%) Agile Software Development
2 384 (31.76%) MVC
3 249 (20.60%) TDD
4 153 (12.66%) OO
5 149 (12.32%) Business Intelligence
6 138 (11.41%) Web Development
7 118 (9.76%) Scrum
8 106 (8.77%) Software Engineering
9 101 (8.35%) Continuous Integration
10 98 (8.11%) Mentoring
11 95 (7.86%) High Availability
12 86 (7.11%) Unit Testing
13 81 (6.70%) BDD
13 81 (6.70%) Web Application Development
14 74 (6.12%) Dependency Injection
15 67 (5.54%) OOD
16 65 (5.38%) ITIL
16 65 (5.38%) Project Management
17 62 (5.13%) Multithreading
18 56 (4.63%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 651 (53.85%) C#
2 604 (49.96%) SQL
3 306 (25.31%) T-SQL
4 296 (24.48%) JavaScript
5 128 (10.59%) Java
6 87 (7.20%) VB.NET
7 58 (4.80%) PowerShell
8 44 (3.64%) C++
9 37 (3.06%) VB
10 35 (2.89%) Ruby
11 26 (2.15%) VBA
12 24 (1.99%) VBScript
13 23 (1.90%) PHP
14 20 (1.65%) TypeScript
15 17 (1.41%) ANSI SQL
15 17 (1.41%) XPath
16 16 (1.32%) F#
17 10 (0.83%) PL/SQL
18 9 (0.74%) ActionScript
18 9 (0.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 138 (11.41%) Degree
2 54 (4.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (1.82%) ISEB
4 17 (1.41%) MCSA
5 15 (1.24%) MCT
6 14 (1.16%) MCSE
7 12 (0.99%) HND
7 12 (0.99%) ISTQB
8 10 (0.83%) CCNA
8 10 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (0.74%) CCNP
9 9 (0.74%) PMI Certification
10 7 (0.58%) MCDBA
10 7 (0.58%) Security Cleared
11 6 (0.50%) MCITP
12 5 (0.41%) CISSP
12 5 (0.41%) MCP
12 5 (0.41%) Network+ Certification
12 5 (0.41%) Security+ Certification
12 5 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.56%) QA
2 13 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (0.99%) SLA
4 8 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.66%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.66%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.66%) WAI
5 3 (0.25%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 80 (6.62%) Active Directory
2 53 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.99%) Terminal Server
4 8 (0.66%) XenDesktop
5 7 (0.58%) SRDF
6 6 (0.50%) vSphere
7 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.25%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.17%) vCloud
9 2 (0.17%) XenApp
10 1 (0.083%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.083%) NFS
10 1 (0.083%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.083%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.083%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (1.90%) LiteSpeed
2 20 (1.65%) Kibana
3 17 (1.41%) SCCM
4 9 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (0.58%) Backup Exec
5 7 (0.58%) HP SIM
5 7 (0.58%) Puppet
5 7 (0.58%) WSUS
6 6 (0.50%) Ansible
6 6 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (0.33%) Packer
9 3 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.25%) WMI
10 2 (0.17%) SCOM
10 2 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.17%) WhatsUp Gold
10 2 (0.17%) Wonderware InTouch
10 2 (0.17%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 399 (33.00%) Microsoft
2 120 (9.93%) Oracle
3 67 (5.54%) VMware
4 52 (4.30%) Google
5 31 (2.56%) IBM
6 26 (2.15%) Tableau
7 25 (2.07%) Cisco
7 25 (2.07%) Citrix
8 23 (1.90%) RedGate
9 18 (1.49%) iManage
10 17 (1.41%) Remedy
11 15 (1.24%) Cognos
11 15 (1.24%) HP
11 15 (1.24%) SAP
11 15 (1.24%) Xamarin
12 12 (0.99%) EMC
12 12 (0.99%) Interwoven
13 11 (0.91%) Sophos
14 10 (0.83%) NetApp
14 10 (0.83%) Sitecore
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
RMI International
Salary: From £26,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + onsite secure parking, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Reward Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Reward Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sale, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Pension, 25 days holidays (day one)
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive basic salary, bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + generous package
Posted: 6 hours ago